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VAAI: FlexVol clone operation fails when offloading from volume to volume

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Applies to

  • NetApp NFS Plug-in for VAAI 
  • ONTAP 9.12.1P3, 9.12.1P4, 9.14.1P1
  • NetApp ONTAP FlexVol
  • NFS4.1


  • When cloning across two FlexVol backed datastores using VAAI, the clone progresses to around 93% completion, then fails with the following error:

Could not complete network copy for file

  • Clones within the two individual FlexVol backed datastore offload successfully
  • If the data LIF associated with the destination datastore is moved to the partner node, the clone completes successfully


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